Strain number NIES-1859  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Yamagishiella unicocca (Rayburn & Starr) Nozaki  
Synonym Pandorina unicocca Rayburn & Starr  
Former name  
Common name Green alga  
Locality (Date of collection) Noumi Isl., Noumi, Etajima, Hiroshima, Japan (2004-08-18)  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Soil)  
History < Nozaki, Hisayoshi  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Yamada, Toshihiro (2004-09-29)  
Identified by Yamada, Toshihiro  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic[2018 Mar]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  AF-6  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  7-13 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  2 M  
Gene information mat3 ( AB771933 ) , rbcL ( AB359065 ) , MID ( LC274882 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Unicellular; Flagellate 
Characteristics Planktonic ; Cosmopolitan ; Phototaxis ; Heterothallic ; Dioecious ; Isogamou ; Mating type (−) ; Crosses with NIES-1861 ; F2 strains (NIES-3982, 3983)  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : Hasu-1  
Remarks  
Movie  
Reference
Hanschen, E. R., Davison, D. R., Ferris, P. J., Michod, R. E. 2018 On the rediscovery of Volvox perglobator (Volvocales, Chlorophyceae) and the evolution of outcrossing from self-fertilization. Evol. Ecol. Res., 19, 299-318.
Keywords: homothallism; phylogenetics; reversion; self-fertilization; sexual reproduction; volvocine green algae
Strain(s): 2894214564584604745225415435445455645665685695715725745785826537327518518568728768778788808821038112211401148115611571362170817111713185924572569273833823388378037823986 

Hiraide, R., Kawai-Toyooka, H., Hamaji, T ., Matsuzaki, R., Kawafune, K., Abe, J., Sekimoto, H., Umen, J., Nozaki, H. 2013 The evolution of male–female sexual dimorphism predates the gender-based divergence of the mating locus gene MAT3/RB. Mol. Biol. Evol., 30, 1038-1040.
Keywords: gender-based divergence; gene conversion; male–female sexual dimorphism; MAT3/RB, mating type locus; volvocine algae
Strain(s): 722733866171017111859186139854018 
PubMed: 23364323
DOI: 10.1093/molbev/mst018

Yamada, T. K., Miyaji, K., Nozaki, H. 2008 A taxonomic study of Eudorina unicocca (Volvocaceae, Chlorophyceae) and related species, based on morphology and molecular phylogeny. Eur. J. Phycol., 43, 317-326.
Keywords: aplanosporic strain; Eudorina unicocca; Eudorina peripheralis stat. nov.; Chlorophyceae; molecular phylogeny; morphology; taxonomy; Volvocales; Yamagishiella
Strain(s): 5786667177227237247257268708721855185618571858185918601861 
DOI: 10.1080/09670260701763484

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